Embracing Instead of Hiding Away From Menopause

By on July 25, 2019
Menopause

Generation X women are embracing menopause. No longer an embarrassing spotlight on aging. Women of a certain age today are celebrating the change as a “rite of passage” with the trend of holding menopause parties. It is, as the kids would say, a thing!

Author of Growing Younger Gracefully, Sheena Nancy Sarles notes that she does see a shift in women embracing this change Aging and menopause are natural progressions in life. I encourage women to embrace it and give thanks that we are gifted with the opportunity to age because the reality is that as long as we are living, we are all aging. It has been wonderful to see this generation celebrating their journey as a woman by leaning into this phase of life.”

With that in mind, we’ve got a rundown of some refreshments to have on hand and gifts to give a girlfriend (or yourself!) as we commemorate this milestone.
 
Refreshments
Bloomers Frosé and More
A cool, refreshing signature cocktail is definitely in order for this party and Bloomers Frosé and More the original ready-to-use, non-alcoholic mixer helps whip up an icy-smooth version of your favorite cocktail or mocktail in minutes. Easy and crowd-pleasing, Bloomers Frosé takes your Rosé, Prosecco, Sparkling Wine, Sauvignon Blanc or spirits to the next level with frozen concoctions that are sure to please. Bloomers Frosé is Vegan, Kosher, non-GMO and Gluten-Free, and comes in Original or a Low-Cal/Low-Carb blend.
 
WrawP
Give the usual appetizers a healthy upgrade with WrawP, a line of veggie and coconut wraps (flatbreads) and pizza crusts, and snack foods that are 100% organic. You’ll find a selection of delicious recipes– like pizzas made on Tomato and Spirulina WrawP Pizza Crusts, and appetizer and dessert wrap ideas that are sure to please. Everything from WrawP is gluten-free, wheat-free, NON-GMO, not processed and come in an assortment of flavors! WrawP products are made with 100% real fruits, vegetables, and superfood spices.

Gifts
TheraBox 
Recognizing that self-care looks different to everyone, TheraBox was founded by a therapist to make it easy for people to discover and maintain self-care rituals that inspire joy and fulfillment each month. Each box includes a happiness activity meant to be practiced throughout the month (or longer!) in addition to 6-8 full-sized wellness items for the mind, body, and soul. Packed with over $100 in value, products are curated by therapists and include aromatherapy, natural/organic bath, body, skin care products, and other lifestyle goodies. Happiness Plans range from a single month to a full year 

Huggaroo’s Cooling Bamboo Weighted Blanket
If you have sleep problems related to menopause, Huggaroo’s Cooling Bamboo Weighted Blanket will help you relax and sleep better. Weighing 15 pounds, this silky smooth bamboo blanket provides firm but gentle pressure on your body so you fall asleep faster and stay asleep. The steady pressure activates chemicals in the nervous system to lower stress hormones, soothe aches and pains and improve your mood. It has moisture-wicking fabric to keep you cool all night long. The blanket’s weight is created by hypoallergenic, odorless, glass microbeads.

Celestial Silk Pillowcases
No more waking up drenched in sweat! Celestial Silk’s pillowcases stay nice and cool. The 25 momme pure mulberry silk pillowcases have a zipper enclosure to fully protect the pillow or the more traditional envelope style with a hidden flap. There are so many beauty and health benefits too from sleeping on a silk pillowcase including preventing wrinkles, blemishes and frizz-free hair. Naturally hypoallergenic, Celestial Silk repels common allergens so you don’t wake up sneezing. Comes in standard, queen and king sizes in several gorgeous colors.

EKC Natural Deodorant
Stay naturally as nature takes over your body with EKC Natural Deodorant.  Over 60% of the ingredients found in deodorants and antiperspirants are so toxic they are banned throughout the world. That is why Dr. Jessica Benningfield decided to make her own line of safe deodorants.  EKC Natural Deodorant is organic, all-natural and made in the USA!  The product does not contain any harmful chemicals, aluminum, glycols, parabens, sulfates or zinc salts!  You can’t stop the change, but you can stay dry during it. Available in two scents (lavender and original).

Facial Serum
Serums are unique formulas that are natural, organic and individually hand-crafted applications for your skin to glow. Serums hydrate, tone, brighten and nourish for beautiful skin at every age. Face and body serums are made with organic oils of grapeseed, vitamin E and essential oils. 

 

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Embracing Instead of Hiding Away From Menopause